Author Archives: Kevin Hoover

St. Joe kickstarts HSU/CR nursing program with $2 million grant

St. Joe kickstarts HSU/CR nursing program with $2 million grant

  St. Joseph Health System press release St. Joseph Health Invests $2 Million in  North Coast Nursing Program Grant will kick-start the permanent endowment to support the Humboldt State University RN to BSN Program Humboldt County — Officials from St. Joseph Health, Humboldt County (SJH-HC), Humboldt State University, College of the Redwoods, and Senator Mike McGuire announced today that St.

Supes laud transitional home in McK

Daniel Mintz Mad River Union MCKINLEYVILLE – A McKinleyville-based transitional living facility has been described by county supervisors as a model for other communities to follow and has the potential to expand its residential addiction recovery services.  Sponsored by Fifth District Supervisor Steve Madrone at the Feb. 26 Board of Supervisors meeting, a presentation from

McCullough Construction’s Humboldt Bay Trail North excellence honored

McCullough Construction ARCATA – In late January, McCullough Construction was honored by the Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) Northern California Chapter with the 2018 Excellence in Construction – Heavy Infrastructure Award for the Humboldt Bay Trail North Project.  ABC defines this award as an opportunity for contractor members to compete for honors in the construction

Arcata Main Street is seeking vendors and nonprofits for 29th annual Oyster Festival

Arcata Main Street public service announcement  Arcata Main Street is preparing for the 29th annual Oyster Festival! The 15,000 person event features our local bounty, environmental health, and the diversity of our community. It’s a celebration of North Coast culture where chefs, merchants, volunteers, and guests revel in award-winning oysters and other tasty non-oyster delicacies,

The HUM: St. Pat says Erin go Bragh

It’s St. Patrick’s Day weekend coming up, where, for some reason, we celebrate the life of a legendary priest from the Fifth Century, who supposedly drove the snakes out of Ireland, although there never were snakes there. What he actually did was drive out the Druids and convert them to Christianity. Whatever. In his honor,

McKinleyville Matters: Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in Mack Town

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with the special Green Eggs and Ham at the monthly Dow’s Prairie Grange flea market and pancake breakfast on Saturday, March 16 at 3995 Dow’s Prairie Rd. in McKinleyville. Breakfast will be served from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. Large breakfasts are $5 and the small size is $3.   The flea market is

Trinidad Tidings: Self-betterment, St. Pat’s and Scholarships, plus jazz and films

“Gauguin at the de Young,” “Lightening Your Life Spiritually and Emotionally,” and “Trinidad Seabirds” are March OLLI (Osher Life Long Learning) classes in Trinidad.  Julie Alderson, art historian, will lead “Gauguin at the de Young” on Friday, March 15 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Trinidad Library. The workshop will be held in conjunction with

The Village housing project gets a City Council lifeline

Kevin L. Hoover Mad River Union ARCATA CITY HALL – On a 3–1 vote with Mayor Brett Watson dissenting, the City Council last week gave direction to a developer and city staff to evaluate a new version of The Village housing project, one that it could approve if properly configured. As stipulated by the council,

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